Navigation

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Literature on Navigation

Here’s the entire UX literature on Navigation by the Interaction Design Foundation, collated in one place:

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Implement Global Navigation to Improve Website Usability

Implement Global Navigation to Improve Website Usability

When you’re designing a new website, application, or other product, you always start with the global idea and structure before addressing more detailed issues. Designing the navigation on a website is no different. Getting the global navigation right is the first step in designing a great user experience. Get to know all about the Global Navigat...

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  • 3 months ago
Design Patterns for Fluid Navigation – How to Use Inline Linking

Design Patterns for Fluid Navigation – How to Use Inline Linking

When you’re designing a website for an online newspaper, your users will probably want to read some background information relating to a new government policy, a new whistle-blower, or any other word or phrase they don’t have all of the information on yet. When you’re designing something completely different, such as a complex online tax return ...

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  • 6 months ago
How to Apply Search Boxes to Increase Efficiency

How to Apply Search Boxes to Increase Efficiency

Have you ever felt overwhelmed with information while you were searching for something specific? Have you ever been lost in the haystack, looking for that one tiny needle? If your users are anything like you, they will sometimes feel overwhelmed or lost, too, unless you minimize their efforts by providing them with a search box. These may be sma...

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  • 1 month ago
Help Users Retrace Their Steps with Breadcrumbs

Help Users Retrace Their Steps with Breadcrumbs

Do you remember the fairy tale about Hansel and Gretel, a small boy and girl trying to retrace their steps in the forest? They only wanted to find their way back home, and so do your users. They should feel free to explore all the options and information on your website, without losing track of where they are and how to return to where they came...

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  • 10 months ago